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quadru-

1.
variant of quadri-.
Origin
< Latin: variant of quadri- before labial consonants, as in quadrupēs quadruped, quadruplex quadruplex
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quadru-

word-forming element meaning "four, having four, consisting of four," variant of quadri-, especially before -p-, from an older form of the element, which perhaps was influenced later by tri-.

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